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The Wedding Banquet

喜宴 | Xi yan

Directed by Ang Lee
United States, Taiwan, 1993
Comedy, Drama, Romance


To satisfy his nagging parents, a gay landlord and a female tenant agree to a marriage of convenience, but his parents arrive to visit and things get out of hand.

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The Wedding Banquet Directed by Ang Lee

Awards & Festivals

Berlin International Film Festival

1993 | Winner: Golden Berlin Bear

Academy Awards

1994 | Nominee: Best Foreign Language Film

Independent Spirit Awards

1994 | 6 nominations including: Best Feature

Golden Globes (USA)

1994 | Nominee: Best Foreign Language Film

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